Barry, James J.

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U.S. mineral dependence—Statistical compilation of U.S. and world mineral production, consumption, and trade, 1990–2010

The report provides insight into the dependence of the United States on foreign supply to meet the country’s mineral needs. This overview highlights the importance of understanding what is happening at each point along the supply chain.

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A crosswalk of mineral commodity end uses and North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes

This crosswalk is based on the premise that there is a connection between the way mineral commodities are used and how this use is reflected in the economy. Raw mineral commodities are the basic materials from which goods, finished products, or intermedia

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Recent strikes in South Africa’s platinum-group metal mines—Effects upon world platinum-group metal supplies

The recent labor disputes over wages and working conditions that have affected South Africa’s three leading platinum-group metal (PGM) producers have affected an industry already plagued by market pressures and labor unrest and raised the specter of con

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